7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, March 20

Mar 18 2017, 3:15 pm

Back to the grind, and not the invigorating Grouse kind! Shake off the Monday blues with our list of seven things to do today, from fashion week to outdoor yoga and so much more.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Japandroids with Craig Finn & the Uptown Controllers

  • What: After three years out of the spotlight, Japandroids returned with their latest album, Near To The Wild Heart Of Life, in January. Brian King (guitar) and David Prowse (drums) share singing duties, which they recently showcased on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville StreetVancouver
  • When: March 20 at 8 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $25. 19+

Enjoy $2.99 movies at participating Cineplex theatres

  • What: Cineplex is giving you the perfect activity to keep your family occupied while school’s out. Across Canada, participating theatres will host matinee screenings of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Storks, The Secret Life of Pets and Trolls for only $2.99 per ticket.
  • Where: SilverCity Metropolis Cinemas, SilverCity Riverport Cinemas, SilverCity Coquitlam and VIP Cinemas, and Cineplex Odeon Strawberry Hill Cinemas
  • When: March 20 t0 24 at 11 am each day
  • Tickets: $2.99

Spring Equinox Yoga at Grouse Mountain

  • What: With spring just around the corner, YYoga and Grouse Mountain are hosting a spring equinox event at hiwus Feasthouse on the mountain. The yoga practice will be led by YYoga instructor Meltem Oner to celebrate the March equinox, and the event is complimentary with the purchase of a Grouse Mountain pass. All skill levels are welcomed and mats will be provided.
  • Where: hiwus Feasthouse at Grouse Mountain – 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
  • When: March 20 from 6:30 to 8 pm (meet at the main chalet at 6 pm)
  • Tickets: Complimentary with the purchase of a Grouse Mountain general admission pass,  ski ticket or membership. Registration required at eventbrite.ca

Vegan Wing Night at What’s Up? HotDog!

Photo courtesy of What’s Up! HotDog?

  • What: The first vegan wings-only dedicated night in Vancouver – even the ranch dip is vegan. “Fricken” Wings – lightly battered, deep-fried cauliflower pieces – are tossed in What’s Up? HotDog!’s signature wing sauces which include a choice of hot, BBQ, spicy peanut, lemon pepper, and salt and pepper, along with vegan ranch, Sriracha mayo, and wasabi mayo for dips.
  • Where: What’s Up? HotDog! – 2481 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • When: Every Monday from 6 pm to midnight
  • Cost: $5 for a 12-piece basket

Vancouver Fashion Week

  • What: Vancouver Fashion Week is the second biggest fashion week in North America and longest running in Canada. The 29th season features talented local and international designers for a week of fun, fashion and festivities.
  • Where: Chinese Cultural Centre of Grater Vancouver – 50 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 20 to 26
  • Tickets: Online, $30-100

Learn with Magic

  • What: Enjoy a magic show, then learn to perform your own magic tricks in a hands-on workshop. For children ages 6+, registration required.
  • Where: City Centre Library – 10350 University Drive, Surrey
  • When: March 20 from 9:30 to 10:30 am
  • Registration: Call 604-598-7426

Pint + Paint at Faculty Brewing

  • What: A monthly art class where you get to drink craft beer and create a rad new piece of art for your home. Led by Brooke, attendees will work on a unique mixed media piece with ink and watercolour.
  • Where: Faculty Brewing Co. – 1830 Ontario Street, Vancouver
  • When: March 20 from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tickets: Online, $25
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